Bill Siwicki

Bill Siwicki is Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News. Bill has nearly 30 years of experience in journalism, with more than 15 years in healthcare IT and healthcare finance along with extensive expertise in mobile technology.

population health
By Bill Siwicki 01:35 pm January 23, 2018
Virginia group practice nearly doubled the national average of patients attending these visits to close quality gaps and improve health outcomes.
CRISPR
By Bill Siwicki 02:13 pm January 22, 2018
The gene, Klotho, has potential therapeutic effects in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's as well as multiple sclerosis, kidney disease, certain cancers and others.
Spectre and Meltdown
By Bill Siwicki 08:37 am January 22, 2018
Medical devices running operating systems like Windows, Linux, etc. on processors that could be vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre.
By Bill Siwicki 04:36 pm January 19, 2018
At KureSmart Pain Management, patient loyalty and physician ratings increased after the launch of their new business intelligence strategy, an executive said.
cybersecurity funding
By Bill Siwicki 02:19 pm January 19, 2018
A lack of priority funding and stagnant staffing hinders cybersecurity, new Forrester Research study concludes.

HHS nominee Alex Azar at the Senate Finance Committee meeting on Jan. 9. Credit: C-span

By Bill Siwicki 05:50 pm January 17, 2018
Now Azar gets a vote by the full Senate to put him atop the agency, which has not had a chief since Tom Price resigned in scandal in September.
selling medical devices
By Bill Siwicki 05:18 pm January 17, 2018
The online marketplace includes devices, pharmaceuticals, capital equipment and supplies to help hospitals recover some expenses and reduce overall costs.
ONC HIT Advisory Committee

NYeC’s Executive Director, Valerie Grey. Credit: nyehealth.org

By Bill Siwicki 03:28 pm January 17, 2018
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer appointed her to move the healthcare system forward through innovations and technologies that advance electronic access, exchange and use of health data.
FDA device ID, blockchain

Pharmacy supply chain management to reduce drug counterfeiting were highlighted in the study.

By Bill Siwicki 04:14 pm January 16, 2018
Continuous funding and partnerships – along with the potential for blockchain-based efforts to reduce the counterfeiting of drugs – are also changing the landscape a new report finds.
imaging informatics
By Bill Siwicki 04:15 pm January 15, 2018
After years of skepticism and uncertainty, the future of imaging informatics is firmly tied to the cloud, a Frost & Sullivan study says.

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